“Rialto” Movie Review

I had the pleasure of interviewing the director of “Rialto”, Peter Mackie Burns, after watching the film. Before I share his answers to questions and insights from our chat, I’ll share with you a bit about the movie and how its unexpected journey of responsibility resonates from start to finish. (Free of spoilers, of course)….

Always the Option, Never the Choice

I used to be a perfectionist. I used to believe that everything had to be in a certain place no matter what. Everything in my life had to be lined up perfectly and there couldn’t be any faults or missing pieces. I did such a good job at never faltering, that I didn’t realize I…

Seeing in the perspective of Faith

Seeing in the perspective of Faith is an act of creating something out of nothing. You create the presence from the future, or you bring the future to the presence. You can not create what you do not see. You have to see it and believe it, in order to create it! Every sculptor, potter,…

Three ways to Regenerate and Combat Stress and Anxiety

Who out there feels as if they have time for everything? Time to take a vacation, have fun, explore your hobbies, lean new skills, read a book, get all of your work done, meditate, exercise, spend time with friends and family, go shopping, cook a five-star meal, go dancing, go to the museum, enjoy a…

Disappointment and Regret

To be honest, it’s hard not to feel as though disappointment and regret are one-in the same. Beginning to write this, I’m still not entirely sure I know where I’m going with this piece. In the end it might only be filled with disappointment and regret, and still somehow I think that’s the point. Disappointment…

Am I Settling?

When I was growing up I was never someone who envisioned how their life would turn out. Sure, I had plans, like for my career and where I might end up with it. But when it came to love, there was never a clear vision; everything sort of seemed foggy. I always wanted to be…